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Alameda County Community Food Bank

Volunteers needed to build emergency food bags, as well as sort and package produce in our warehouse.

To minimize the risk of virus exposure we are limiting the initial number of unduplicated visitors and are seeking volunteers (age 18+) who can commit to joining us for at least one full day (8am -3pm) for at least 4 weeks.

IMPORTANT: For your safety and the safety of our staff and community, please note:

  • Volunteers must be age 18 or older.
  • We encourage volunteers to follow the CDC recommendation that populations at higher risk of severe COVID-19 illness (age 65+ and those with underlying medical conditions) continue to self-isolate, but we will not be prohibiting them from volunteer service.
  • Volunteers must register. Volunteers cannot be admitted on a drop-in basis.
  • All volunteers will be required to:
    • Complete a daily health survey addressing areas including (but not limited) to symptoms, social distance practicing and travel.
    • Adhere to distancing guidelines at all times.
    • Wear self-provided face coverings that meet CDC standards and Food Bank-provided gloves.
    • Wash hands frequently, assist in facility sanitizing, and follow all CDC recommendations.

Please send an e-mail to volunteer@accfb.org or call the Volunteer Team at (510) 635-3663 ext. 308 in order to get information about registering.

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About Alameda County Community Food Bank

Location:

7900 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, CA 94621, US

Mission Statement

To alleviate hunger by providing nutritious food and nutrition education to people in need, educating the public, and promoting public policies that address hunger and its root causes.

Please visit http://www.accfb.org/volunteer.html to sign up.

Description

Founded in 1985, the Food Bank's primary purpose is to collect and distribute nutritious food to Alameda County's low income residents. The Food Bank accomplishes this through its network of 300 hunger relief agencies which includes food pantries, soup kitchens, residential and day programs, shelters, and USDA distribution sites. In the 2010-11 Fiscal Year, the Alameda County Community Food Bank distributed over 20 million pounds of food to provide food assistance to 49,000 people in need each week.

Community
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

7900 Edgewater DriveOakland, CA 94621

(37.74152,-122.20139)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • One day a week (8am-3pm) for a 4-week commitment.
  • We are seeking healthy adults over 18 who are comfortable standing, lifting, and bending and can commit to at least one day a week. Registration is required - we can’t allow drop-ins at this time.

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